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What is Net4Switch and Winflash? Do I need it?

Discussion in 'Asus' started by tallshorty, May 20, 2006.

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  1. tallshorty

    tallshorty Notebook Evangelist

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    Just like the says:
    What is Net4Switch and Winflash? Do I need it?
     
  2. djembe

    djembe drum while you work

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    I don't know what Net4Switch is, but Winflash is a BIOS update utility for Windows. It's one heck of a lot easier than updating BIOS from an external source (floppy, CD, etc)
     
  3. gusto5

    gusto5 Notebook Deity

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    net4switch i believe allows you to switch between different network connections.
     
  4. tallshorty

    tallshorty Notebook Evangelist

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    So is Net4Switch useful at all? I'm thinking of removing it.
     
  5. Dyingduck

    Dyingduck Notebook Consultant

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    It's crap, really. I never needed in my long life of mobile internet user.
     
  6. stamar

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    delete it and never think about it again.
     
  7. BENDER

    BENDER EX-NBR member :'(

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    Yep delete net4switch. You won't need it. Leave the winflash intact. You might need it to update your bios.
     
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    System64 Windows 7 x64

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    You can use the Windows wireless utiltiy instead of Net4Switch.
     
  9. stamar

    stamar Notebook Prophet

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    Well its not only that it does the same thing, nothing new, it actually just wastes your time while its figuring out if another program is filling its purpose.
     
  10. Saber007

    Saber007 Notebook Guru

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    I disagree.
    I roam from several different networks.
    All have there own loacal printers and network drivers.
    Net4switch allows you to customize your entire network settings based on the network you are connected to.
    Windows will not do that for you.
    Unless anyone has a better program, i think NET4SWITCH is a definite keeper.
     
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